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5 die in another case of Bihar 'hooch tragedy'

At least five people have died in Bihar's Saran district in what appears to be yet another case of suspected hooch tragedy in the dry state, officials said on Friday.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:18 pm

Bihar Police Academy 'best' in eastern region

Bihar Police Academy (BPA), Rajgir has received Union Home Minister's Trophy for best police training institution in eastern zone for 2020-21. The academy has received the award in the non-gazetted officers category.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 10:38 am

'100% adult population vaxxed with first dose in Bihar'

The state on Thursday touched 100% mark as far as giving the first dose of Covid vaccines to beneficiaries above 18 years of age is concerned. So far, 5.96 crore people in this age group have received at least the first dose of Covid vaccines in the state.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Bihar: Met predicts thunderstorm, lightning from Sat

Amid the shivery conditions being felt over the past four days, the Patna Meteorological Centre on Thursday issued a yellow alert for thunderstorm with lightning at isolated places in the state from Saturday. Light rainfall is expected at isolated places on Friday as well.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Patna's air quality continues to remain in very poor zone

The citys air quality continued to remain in the very poor category for the third consecutive day on Thursday despite a light drizzle.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Rs 9.25L cash looted from Madhepura gramin bank

Motorcycle-borne criminals looted Rs 9.25 lakh in cash at gunpoint from Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank at Kumarkhand under the same police station area in Madhepura district on Thursday.

The Times of India 21 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Manjusha painting to be displayed at Rajpath

The indigenous visual art form of Bhagalpur-Manjusha painting-will be displayed at Rajpath during the Republic Day celebration in New Delhi, deputy collector Manish Kumar said here on Wednesday.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 11:19 am

Bihar: One dies, four go missing in boat mishap

A 36-year-old woman drowned while four persons, including two kids, were missing as their tractor-laden boat capsized in Gandak river near Bhagwanpur on the border of Gopalganj and West Champaran districts on Wednesday.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 10:42 am

Cold conditions to prevail for 2 more days in Bihar

People continued to shiver in foggy weather on Wednesday as cold day conditions were declared at several places in the state. Cold day conditions are likely to prevail in different parts of the state over the next two days as well. Light rainfall is expected in parts of the state on January 24 and 25.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 10:41 am

Fog in Patna continues to hit movement of trains

Foggy weather continued to affect normal movements of mail and express trains reaching Patna Junction from New Delhi end for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:46 am

4,000 test Covid-19 positive, 13 die in Bihar

The gradual downtrend in daily Covid cases continued on Wednesday with only 4,063 people found infected in the past 24 hours, compared to 4,551 on Tuesday. However, the state health department reported 11 deaths due to Covid in the last 24 hours, taking the overall toll up to 12,156.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Patna HC raps state for failure to nab liquor smugglers

The Patna high court on Wednesday pulled up the state police and excise department for poor enforcement of liquor prohibition law. The court also observed that they seem to be working in connivance with liquor smugglers in Bihar.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Decide UP seat-sharing quickly: JD(U) to BJP

Issuing an ultimatum to BJP, Bihars ruling JD(U) on Wednesday asked the saffron party to take a quick decision on the issue of seat-sharing for Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, otherwise it would release its list of candidates.

The Times of India 20 Jan 2022 1:25 am

Omicron variant dominant in Bihar, says govt

All the 40 Covid-19 samples tested in the second lot of genome sequencing at Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna were of the highly transmissible Omicron variant, additional chief secretary (health) Pratyaya Amrit said after the results came on Tuesday.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 10:39 am

Bihar dy CM denies any move to amend liquor law

Amid rumours of a move for fresh amendment in the provisions of the prohibition law that is caught in crossfires in the wake of frequent hooch deaths, the main opposition party, RJD, on Tuesday claimed that it would move a no-confidence motion against the government in the budget session if

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:51 am

Bihar: 4 PNB staff held for drinking liquor

Four employees of the Punjab National Bank were arrested from the banks Pipra Khurd branch under the sadar police station area in Supaul district late on Monday evening for participating in a liquor party at the office. Medical tests confirmed that the four had consumed liquor.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:51 am

Bihar: Cold day condition to prevail for 3 more days

Biting cold swept most parts of the state even as cold day conditions were declared in Patna, Gaya, Saran, East Champaran, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur on Tuesday.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:50 am

Newly elected mukhiya shot dead in Gopalganj

Newly-elected mukhiya of Dhativna panchayat in Gopalganj district, Sukhal Musahar (32), was shot dead by two unidentified criminals at Matha Gautam village under the Thawe police station area on Tuesday.The incident occurred around 6.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:50 am

Bihar logs 4,551 new Covid cases, 4 deaths in 24 hrs

patna the covid curve in bihar slightly surged on tuesday with 4551 people testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours against 3526 cases recorded on mondayif we compare tuesdays 4551 positive cases with the figures of january 16 5410 and january 15 6325 we can say that covid has been showing a declining trend in the state.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 7:50 am

'Train passengers pushing up Covid count'

Out of 800 samples tested at the Tatanagar station, 120 came positive for Covid-19 on Monday till noon and they were taken to state-run MGMMCH in Jamshedpur, Jharkhand.

The Times of India 19 Jan 2022 1:59 am

Two more die, Nalanda hooch toll mounts to 13

Two more persons died on Monday, taking the death toll in Nalanda hooch tragedy to 13 on Monday. Four others with blurred vision and other complications were struggling for life in the Biharsharif hospital.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 10:16 am

Bihar: Woman arrested, accuses Bakhtiyarpur CO of rape

The circle officer (CO) of Bakhtiyarpur in Patna district has been accused of rape of a woman on the pretext of marriage. The CO has also lodged an FIR against the woman for attempt to murder, obstructing government work and allegedly burning a government vehicle.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:49 am

Experts: Third Covid wave yet to reach its peak in Bihar

As the state is witnessing some decline in Covid-19 cases, the third wave of coronavirus is yet to attain its peak, claim health experts.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:48 am

Early signs of downtrend in Bihars Covid-19 cases

In what can be referred to as early indication of downtrend in the daily caseload in the prevailing third wave of Covid-19 pandemic, Bihar reported 3,526 fresh cases on Monday, showing a significant decline of 1,884 daily cases in the last 24 hours.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 7:48 am

Prohibition: JD(U) rejects NDA allies' demand

Outrightly rejecting the NDA allies demand to review Bihar's prohibition law in the wake of death of 13 people in a recent hooch tragedy in Nalanda, the home district of CM Nitish Kumar, JD(U) national president Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh on Monday said the prohibition law is already in force in Bihar and it would continue to remain in force.

The Times of India 18 Jan 2022 1:29 am

Bihar: Nalanda hooch toll mounts to 11

Sohsarai police station SHO Suresh Prasad was suspended on Sunday as one more person died on late Saturday night, taking the hooch toll in Nalanda to 11. The deceased was identified as Prahlad Mistry. Ten persons had died till Saturday afternoon allegedly after consuming poisonous liquor.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 9:26 am

Hooch deaths in Nalanda: BJP questions liquor policy

The state BJP functionaries on Sunday intensified their attack on JD(U) and the police over death of 11 people allegedly due to consumption of illicit liquor in Nalanda, the home district of CM Nitish Kumar.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Theft racket busted, 10 arrested in Patna

The Patna police on Sunday arrested 10 criminals and busted a gang involved in recent thefts in locked houses in the city.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:40 am

B'galpur RJD women cell prez held for bid to poison husband

The RJD on Sunday suspended its Bhagalpur district women cell president Nutan Kumari alias Nishu Singh from primary membership for six years, a day after she was arrested on the charges of attempting to poison her husband.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Three held in vehicle theft, robbery cases in Patna

A special team of Dhanarua and Kadir police stations on Sunday nabbed three miscreants involved in vehicle theft and robbery in Patna. Those arrested were identified as Santosh Kumar alias Satyam Kumar from Jehanabad, Nitish Kumar from Vaishali and Chandan Kumar from Nalanda.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Bihar reports 5,410 Covid-19 cases, 9 deaths in a day

The state on Sunday recorded 5,410 fresh cases of Covid-19 and nine deaths in the past 24 hours.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Bihar: RJD removes Nishu Singh from party

Police said Nishu Singh, who was a named accused in an FIR lodged by her husband Vajesh around four years ago, was picked from her residence in Deepnagar locality of Bhagalpur town on Saturday and produced before a court which sent her to jail.

The Times of India 17 Jan 2022 1:16 am

Bihar hooch toll climbs to 11

According to Superintendent of Police, Nalanda, Ashok Mishra, the station house officer (SHO) of the police station concerned has been suspended and bodies of eight of the deceased have been handed over to family members after post mortem.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:18 pm

Barauni Refinery to produce ATF this year: Official

Barauni Refinery is set to roll out production of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) this year after the commissioning of the 'Indjet' unit, executive director Sukla Mistry said while addressing senior officials and members of Barauni Refinery Officers' Association as well as trade union on its 57th foundation day on Saturday.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 10:41 am

'Snubbed' by BJP, JD(U) to go solo in Uttar Pradesh

The JD(U) on Saturday decided to go it alone in Uttar Pradesh assembly polls after the BJP did not count it as an ally in the poll-bound state.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 10:34 am

Bihar: Spurious liquor claims 10 lives in Nalanda dist

At least 10 persons died allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Nalanda district on Saturday. Eight of them belonged to Chhoti Pahari under Sohsarai police station area while two were natives of Prabhu Bigha village under Manpur police station area in the district. Liquor is banned in Bihar.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 10:18 am

Bihar girl jumps off 6th floor Kota hostel bldg, dies

A 17-year-old girl from Bihar, who was preparing for NEET-UG from a coaching institute in Rajasthan's Kota for over a year, jumped from the sixth floor of her hostel here on Saturday morning.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 10:08 am

6,325 more test +ve for coronavirus in Bihar, 4 die

The state on Saturday registered 6,325 fresh Covid cases, 216 less than the previous day. With this, the states overall Covid tally has increased to 7,81,717. The virus claimed lives of four more people in the last 24 hours, taking the states toll to 12,127.

The Times of India 16 Jan 2022 7:28 am

5 dead due to consumption of hooch in Nalanda

At least five people have died allegedly due to consumption of poisonous liquor in Nalanda.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 2:56 pm

Bihar: 'No corona variant should be taken lightly'

Even though the number of Covid-19 cases in the state has increased dramatically in the last few days, a vast majority of the patients are recovering within a week or two. Most of them appear to be infected with the Omicron variant.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Bihar: Occupancy rate in trains plummets drastically

With a sudden outburst of Covid-19 cases, the passenger occupancy rate in all trains originating from different stations under the jurisdiction of the East Central Railway (ECR) has plummeted dramatically, resulting in a massive revenue loss.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Makar Sankranti a low-key affair in Patna

Amid the pandemic scare, the festival of Makar Sankranti was celebrated as a low-key affair on Friday. However, going by the astrological calculations, many people will celebrate it on Saturday.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Bihar: Partly cloudy skies likely today

Overcast skies may make a comeback after winter rain and hails witnessed in parts of the state earlier this week as India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued forecast for wet spell in east India over the next two days.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Bihar logs highest 1-day spike of 6,500 Covid cases

The state on Friday reported the highest single-day spike of 6,541 fresh cases during the third wave of the Covid pandemic. According to the health department bulletin, Patna continues to be the epicentre with 2,116 cases reported in the last 24 hours, followed by 427 in Muzaffarpur, 298 in Munger, 258 in Begusarai, 229 in Bhagalpur and 228 in Samastipur among others.

The Times of India 15 Jan 2022 7:34 am

Bihar: RJD MLA comes out in support of multi-vaxxed man

RJD MLA Chandrashekhar has come out in support of 84-year-old Madhepura resident Brahmdeo Mandal, who claims to have received 11 shots of Covid vaccines at different centres on separate dates.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Bihar: 'No change in Inter & Matriculation exam dates'

Education minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said on Thursday that the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Matric and Intermediate examinations, 2022 will be held as scheduled and there would be no change in the programme of examinations already announced.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Aeroplane-like library takes off in Samastipur school

Locals and children alike are being drawn to the library of Utkramit Madhya Vidyalaya, dubbed Shiksha Udan, for its airplane-themed design.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:39 am

Notification issued for direct election of mayors, dy mayors

The state government on Thursday issued a gazette notification for implementation of Bihar Municipal (Amendment) Ordinance, 2022, facilitating direct election of heads of urban local bodies (mayors) and their deputies.

The Times of India 14 Jan 2022 7:38 am

Bihar: Delay in construction of RCC bridge irks villagers

Resentment prevails among the people due to inordinate delay in the completion of an RCC bridge across the Kachna river near Anandpur Maran village under the Alouli block in Khagaria district.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 12:17 pm

Patna: Roads are death traps for motorists, pedestrians

Walking through the streets of New Patliputra Colony is akin to taking a huge risk. Reason: They are in terrible shape and riddled with open potholes that become waterlogged even with light or moderate rainfall. The situation is getting worse by the day as the locals frequently fall into the potholes, injuring themselves.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 11:45 am

ECR GM reviews Covid readiness of Bihar hospitals

With 352 active Covid-19 cases among the employees of the East Central Railway (ECR), the zones general manager (GM), Anupam Sharma, reviewed the readiness of hospitals on Wednesday to deal effectively with the Omicron variant.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:40 am

'Family planning campaign to continue despite pandemic'

Health minister Mangal Pandey said on Wednesday that the department had been developing a strategy to prioritise family planning even during the Covid-19 pandemic.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:40 am

54-year-old BJP activist gunned down in Bihar's Siwan

A 54-year-old PDS dealer and a local BJP activist from Goriyakothi block in Siwan district, Janardhan Singh, was shot dead by two unidentified miscreants at his house in Sultanpur-Khurd village under the Jamho police station area on Wednesday morning.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Bihar: Woman cop posted in Begusarai dies by suicide

A 25-year-old woman sub-inspector, who was depressed by her husbands suicide, ended life in Lal Imli locality under the Chowk police station area in Patna City on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Preeti Sharma, a sub-inspector posted at Barauni in Begusarai.

The Times of India 13 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Unknown strain in 1 sample will be re-examined: IGIMS

The Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) will reinvestigate the strain in one of the 32 samples examined for genome sequencing in the first lot for ascertaining the Covid variant.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:55 am

Patna: Covid warriors to be feted amid pandemic gloom

The Republic Day ceremony will be held amid Covid-related restrictions at Gandhi Maidan on January 26. The administration has already made arrangements for issuing e-cards to the invitees.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:55 am

Patna: Fresh cases spark demand for sanitisation of houses

With a view to combating the spread of Covid-19, the Patna Municipal Corporation (PMC) has stepped up its sanitisation drive in every circle.On Tuesday, PMC workers sanitised former chief minister Rabri Devis 10, Circular Road residence.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:54 am

Will kill self if prosecuted: M'pura man who took 11 shots

Brahmdeo Mandal, who took multiple Covid vaccine shots, is now hiding in fear of arrest in connection with an FIR lodged against him on charges of misleading the health department. He has threatened to commit suicide if he is prosecuted.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:54 am

Bihar records 5,908 fresh Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths

The state on Tuesday registered the highest daily cases during the third Covid wave with 5,908 people testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, including 2,202 in Patna alone. With this, the states overall Covid tally has increased to 7,56,045.

The Times of India 12 Jan 2022 7:54 am

Tejs outfit to RJD: Spare 6 of 24 council seats for us

Chhatra Janshakti Parishad (CJP), a student outfit floated by RJD chief Lalu Prasads elder son and former health minister Tej Pratap Yadav, on Monday demanded 25% share for it in the state legislative councils 24 seats, polling for which is likely to be held in the next few weeks.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Day 1: 64k people get booster dose in Bihar

The administration of the precaution dose of Covid-19 vaccines began across the state on Monday, with over 64,400 people receiving the shot till 8pm in Bihar. Provision had been made for vaccinating the eligible beneficiaries at 10,471 centres.As many as 3.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Third wave may peak by month-end in Bihar: Docs

Medical experts treating Covid-19 patients have claimed that the current wave of the pandemic will reach its peak in the state by the end of this month or early February.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Bihar CM Nitish tests positive for coronavirus

Chief minister Nitish Kumar has tested positive for Covid-19 and isolated himself in his residence as per the doctors suggestion, his office announced on Monday.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 7:40 am

Council polls: Tej Pratap seeks 25% share

The Chhatra Janshakti Parishad (CJP), which was floated by Tej Pratap in September last year after his differences with the RJD state president Jagdanand, has asked the RJD leadership to authorize Tej Pratap for selecting the party candidates for 25% of the 24 council seats, going to the polls in near future.

The Times of India 11 Jan 2022 2:09 am

No cops to screen people in Jamshedpur

The district administration has set up check posts at various entry points of Jamshedpur but due to the absence of police personnel, vehicles are entering the district without being screened for Covid-19.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:18 pm

Maoist Misir Besra escapes encounter with forces

CPI (Maoist) politburo member Misir Besra and his squad members managed to escape following an encounter with security forces in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, police said on Monday.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 5:15 pm

4 lakh eligible for precaution dose in Bihar today

Precautionary doses for healthcare workers, frontline workers and elderly with comorbidities will begin across the state on Monday. Health minister Mangal Pandey said of total HCWs and FLWs in Bihar, 4.50 lakh will be eligible to take their precaution doses on Monday.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 9:33 am

BJP's Narkatiaganj MLA 'puts in papers', speaker not aware

BJP MLA from Narkatiaganj in West Champaran district Rashmi Varma on Sunday announced her resignation as the member of the legislative assembly citing personal reasons.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 9:23 am

Covid: 623 people in Bihar fined for not wearing masks

With the state seeing a spike in Covid cases, authorities in different districts have started taking tough action against those violating guidelines.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:35 am

Covid: Labs in Patna struggle to give test results on time

With a sudden outburst of coronavirus infections in the state capital, a large number of people are rushing to diagnostic centres or buying self-test kits. Due to an increase in the number of RT-PCR samples, the turnaround time has increased from 24 hours to 48-72 hours or more.

The Times of India 10 Jan 2022 7:35 am

BJP leader Rashmi Varma announces her resignation as MLA

In a letter addressed to the Bihar Vidhan Sabha speaker, Rashmi Varma has said she is resigning as the member of the state legislative assembly due to personal reasons. She has urged the speaker to accept her resignation. Varma has put the date of January 9, 2022 on her resignation letter.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 11:43 pm

Bihar: Jewellery worth Rs 25L looted in Begusarai

Armed criminals allegedly looted jewellery worth more than Rs 25 lakh from a shop in Bachhwara Bazar under the Bachhwara police station area of Begusarai district on Friday night.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 10:52 am

IAF officer stabbed to death by bootleggers in dry Bihar

Bootleggers in dry state Bihars East Champaran district stabbed to death an IAF junior warrant officer (JWO) in his village on Friday.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 10:18 am

Patna: Genome sequencing to begin at IGIMS from Mon

Sanjay Kumar Singh, the special secretary-cum-executive director of the State Health Society, announced on Saturday that genome sequencing would begin at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna on Monday.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:32 am

Bihar: 24-year-old assaulted on theft suspicion in Munger

A 24-year-old boy was allegedly tied up and assaulted by villagers on suspicion of being a thief at Ghazipur village under the Tarapur police station area in Munger district on Friday. The victim was identified as Mohammad Inamul Haque.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Covid surge continues as Bihar logs 4,526 new cases

The state registered a big jump in daily Covid cases on Saturday with 4,526 more people testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. The number of active cases in the state has climbed to 12,311.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 7:31 am

Bihar's 4 regional parties to contest assembly polls in UP

While Bihar CM Nitish Kumars JD(U) once again iterated that it would contest the UP polls in alliance with its bigger ally BJP; former CM Jitan Ram Manjhi-led Hindustani Awami Morcha Secular (HAMS) said it would prefer to go solo if not given respectable number of seats in any alliance.

The Times of India 9 Jan 2022 1:48 am

Ramp up vaccination of teens: Nalanda DM

A sudden spurt in Covid cases in Nalanda this week has worried health officials in the district. The district, which had no active case a week ago, reported as many as 205 active cases on Friday.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 11:44 am

NHM official rejects Bihar elderly man's vax claim

Union health authorities on Friday said the CoWIN portal that is used for the Covid vaccination process doesn't allow multiple registrations on a single Aadhaar ID.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 11:31 am

RJD slams govt as party activist shot at in Patna

An RJD activist, Nand Kishore Yadav alias Munna, was shot at by criminals near Anisabad Mor here around 8am on Friday. The criminals pumped two bullets into Munna's body - one in his eye and another in chest. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here in a critical condition.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 10:03 am

Brain haemorrhage in 5-day-old surprises docs in Patna

A five-day-old child was admitted to Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) here with brain haemorrhage on Thursday night much to the surprise of medical experts.IGIMS superintendent Dr Manish Mandal said this was a very rare case and needed research.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Bihar: Big jump in +vity rate worries health experts

Amid rapid rise in Covid cases in the state, positivity rate has jumped by more than 15 times in a week. If compared to the previous month, the positivity rate has shown an increase of more than 200 times in the state.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:33 am

Experiencing cough, cold, headache? Get tested for Covid

With the state witnessing cold wave like conditions for the past few days, more people are catching cold and also being infected with flu. However, they apprehend if they have been infected with the Omicron variant of Covid-19.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:32 am

Bihar records 3,048 fresh Covid cases

Two more Bihar ministers Syed Shahnawaz Hussain and Mukesh Sahani tested positive for Covid-19 as the state logged 3,048 fresh cases on Friday against 1,84,750 samples tested. With this, the number of active cases in the state has risen to 8,489, reports Sheezan Nezami.

The Times of India 8 Jan 2022 7:32 am

Bihar: Covid & biting cold act as double whammy

In addition to the ongoing threat posed by the Omicron variant, cold weather conditions have gripped the state and thrown normal lives into disarray. People are experiencing significant discomfort as a result of dense fog in the early morning hours.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 3:02 pm

Bihar: Banka man beaten to death over land row

A 30-year-old man was allegedly beaten to death by his relatives and others over a land dispute at Tilaundha village under the Katoria police station area in Banka district on Wednesday night.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 10:34 am

32 caught without masks in Patna, fined Rs 91,000

In light of the governments new restrictions aimed at containing the spread of Covid-19, all religious places, shopping malls, cinema halls, clubs, swimming pools, parks, and gyms in the state were closed on Thursday. The curbs will remain in place till January 21.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:46 am

PM Modis security breach: Nitish calls for action

Chief minister (CM) Nitish Kumar on Thursday blamed the Charanjit Singh Channi-led Congress government in Punjab for the security lapse during PM Narendra Modis visit to the state on Wednesday.It was the responsibility of the host state to provide security to the PM.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:46 am

Light rain likely in parts of Bihar from today: Met

Residents should brace themselves for the first wet spell of the year, as weather experts have forecast light rainfall in parts of the state on Friday, Sunday, and Monday.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:45 am

Bihars 2nd tiger reserve in Kaimur soon: Union min

Union minister of state for environment, forests and climate change Ashwini Kumar Choubey on Thursday said the second tiger reserve in Bihar would be set up in Kaimur.

The Times of India 7 Jan 2022 7:45 am